Event

2021 Jun 09

Private-Public Collaboration in Productive Development Policies: The Experience of the Argentine Mesas Sectoriales, 2016-2019

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Joint work by Martin Obaya and Ernesto Stein analyzes Argentina's experience with the Mesas Sectoriales (or sectoral roundtables), a public-private dialogue instrument deployed during the Macri...

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2021 May 19

The Venezuelan Enterprise: Current Situation, Challenges and Opportunities

2:00pm to 3:30pm

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When thinking about a potential process of recovery in Venezuela, it is necessary to understand the current situation of the private sector. From end 2013 until end 2020, gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have contracted by at least 75%, putting Venezuela's depression among the deepest of the world over the last 60 years. In...

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2021 Apr 28

Balance Sheets and Debt Crisis: Predicting Defaults in the 21st Century

12:00pm to 1:15pm

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Debt crises are more than just a story about primary balances. Sectoral balance sheets, particularly the net worth of households and banks, play an important role in determining whether an episode of increased rollover risk will deteriorate into full-blown default.

In this seminar, Gon Huertas will present on 'Balance Sheets and Debt Crisis: Empirical Regularities for Modern Cases of Sovereign Distress', a research paper published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The paper presents the stylized facts surrounding debt crises from 1990 to 2019...

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